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  • Will the Grover Norquist Insurrection Work?

    Will the Grover Norquist Insurrection Work?
    As the so-called “fiscal cliff” nears, prominent Republicans have recently been making some noise about abandoning Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, Georgia’s Saxby Chambliss, South Carolina’s...
  • Formal ethics complaint filed against Garagiola

    Corrected: This item was updated to reflect that that the state disclosure form does not require an officeholder to disclose the amount of income received from outside employment.    A former Bush administration official with political ties in Maryland...
  • Mailbag: Rohrabacher has earned suspicions

    Thank you, Dana Rohrabacher, for setting the record straight that there is nothing sinister about your wife being paid nearly $200,000 from your campaign funds ("Rep. defends money to wife," March 29). But if everything is so transparent and above board,...
  • Kelly Preston anything but silent about birth of baby Benjamin

     
    Kelly Preston talked about Benjamin Travolta, her new son with John Travolta. Kelly Preston, a Scientologist like John Travolta, had a traditional silent birth with Benjamin....
  • Movie Review: Casino Jack

     
    There are two movies titled “Casino Jack,” and both are about the infamous lobbyist, DC double-dealer and scandal magnet Jack Abramoff. And truthfully, you don't need to see them both. If you saw Alex Gibney's “Casino Jack and the United...
  • Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 — Movie Review

     
    The “s”  word is never used in “Atlas Shrugged: Part 1,” the first film of a planned trilogy of Ayn Rand's magnum opus. But it's there in spirit, whispered off camera by the heroes of Rand's exceptional-people-intent-on-doing-...
  • Jack Abramoff tells ‘60 Minutes’: Lobbyists are smarter than Congress

     
    And what of those reforms? "The system hasn't been cleaned up at all," he tells "60 Minutes." "There's an arrogance on the part of lobbyists … that no matter what they come up with … we'll just find another way through."...
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  • This weekend: ‘Hell on Wheels’ arrives; Mark Harmon in ‘Certain Prey’; ‘Page Eight’ on ‘Masterpiece’

     
      Dominique McElligott plays the heroic Lily Bell in ‘Hell on Wheels.' Photo credit: AMC Football will command the biggest audiences Saturday and Sunday nights this weekend. CBS is airing No. 1 LSU vs. No. 2 Alabama at 8 p.m. Saturday. The...
  • Look who’s sticking up for Norquist

     
    Anti-tax zealot Grover Norquist is coming under increasing criticism lately. It couldn't happen to a nicer guy. The public is waking up to the fact that the no-new-taxes-of-any-kind pledge Norquist has pressured so many Republicans  into signing could...
  • Thursday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 4 - 10 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 4 - 10 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......